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date: 19 February 2020

Bloch, Konrad E.locked

(21 January 1912–15 October 2000)
  • James J. Bohning

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Bloch, Konrad E. (21 January 1912–15 October 2000), biochemist, was born in Neisse, Upper Silesia (then part of Germany), the son of Fritz Bloch, a mechanic, and Hedwig Striemer Bloch. His father, whose family had been in the province since 1800, ran the family drapery business. While on a summer vacation during World War I, Bloch joined his father, a German officer, at the quiet German-Danish front and enjoyed the beaches on the Baltic Sea. During his ...

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